David Wray

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Public speaking is the number one social phobia Glossophobia, more commonly known as a fear of public speaking, is commonly affecting up to three-quarters of people. Yet it is a skill that is increasingly critical in our everyday lives, from… Continue Reading…

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Success is a skill or is it only an outcome? “The harder I work the luckier I become”, is an adage attributed, albeit incorrectly, to Thomas Jefferson. The earliest findings of this idea around luck and success date to 1922,… Continue Reading…

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Motivating ourselves versus motivating others Motivating ourselves (or remaining motivated) can be trying in the best of circumstances.  Driving us to naturally wonder: how can can sustain high levels of motivation when we are faced with a “to-do list” that… Continue Reading…

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What do we mean by a skill gap? The concept of recognizing something you don’t know, seeing the mismatch between the skills we need and ones we have, first emerged in a 2012 HBR article Mind the (Skills) Gap. The… Continue Reading…

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Skill gaps, what are they? Every job embeds specific skills or attributes necessary to perform the role at the standard required for the employer. Similarly, we each believe we possess certain skills. Some of which we use in the job… Continue Reading…

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